Behind the Wheel of a Sports Car

In the Driver's Seat
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Through narrative nonfiction text, readers go behind the wheel and settle in for a long endurance race in a state-of-the-art sports car. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and callouts, sources for further research, a selected bibliography, a glossary, and an introduction to the author.

Momentum
Format Your Price Add
978-1-5038-0689-4
$34.95
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Hi-Lo, Narrative, Nonfiction
Category High Interest
Copyright 2016
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2016-01-01
BISACS JNF057000, JNF054100
Dewey 796.72
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 660
Guided Reading Level T
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
  • A Test of Endurance
  • What Is a Sports Car?
  • How a Race Works
  • Racing Around the World
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index
  • About the Author
Author: Alex Monnig

Alex Monnig is a freelance journalist from St. Louis, Missouri, who now lives in Sydney, Australia. During his career he has spent time covering sporting events around the world, including Summer and Winter Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, and the Rugby World Cup.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of In the Driver's Seat from Horn Book Guide on October 1, 2016

In the Driver’s Seat series. These books focus on what a young reader might experience while driving the featured vehicle. The second-person narration includes pertinent information about the vehicles; color photos and occasional sidebars support the texts. Safety issues are… View →